COVID has made things very difficult for cheating spouses. Single people find themselves extremely lonely. How to investigate someone you’ve met online, and why you should run a background check prior to getting married.Details
Recently, corporations started hiring us to perform surveillance on executives that were supposed to be working from home during COVID. They were on the golf course or on their boats.Details
Chris & Craig talk with Tom about divorce, cults, mass shootings, drugs, the opioid epidemic, terrorism & Tom’s experience with Charles Manson.Details
Thomas G. Martin appears as a guest on the School for Startups Radio podcast to discuss what it’s like to own and operate a private investigative firm.Details
Private investigator Thomas Martin appears as the guest on the Through a Therapist’s Eyes Podcast to discuss the Human Sex Trafficking crisis.Details
Special guest Thomas Martin joins Adam Schultz on the Water Cooler Talk Podcast to discuss protecting your online reputation from a stubborn ex, the costly impact of drug trafficking and how geofence data could change the future of law enforcement.Details
Have plenty of free time on your hands due to the Coronavirus Stay-At-Home? It’s a great time to get your living trust put together.Details
Thomas Martin was recently interviewed for an article in Law.com. The former federal agent said attorneys are his most frequent clients. “You either find the assets or you don’t. You either get the guy off for murder or you don’t. You either locate the person and do a background, or you don’t. There’s no gray area in our work.”Details
These are some uncharted and anxiety-driven times, to say the least.
Over the past 10 days, there’s been a spike in the number of people calling our office, asking us to locate their relatives. The level of interest is similar to that of the Christmas season. People seem concerned and worried about relatives that they haven’t seen for some time – be it for a few months or many decades.Details
Shortly after attorneys are retained and spouses are served, most people quickly surmise they are swimming in the quicksand of the family law court system. Many feel violated and abused, like victims of an unfair and uncaring court system.
Incompetent attorneys, outrageous fees, callous and going-through-the-motions judges, knucklehead forensic accounts, amateurish 730 evaluators and incompetent private investigators often seem to dominate the process.Details
There are very few constants in the world of private investigation, but if there is one, it’s that private investigators are extremely busy on Valentine’s Day. But this has started to expand to Super Bowl Sunday. Here’s how it all works, and why.Details
The Netflix’ film Marriage Story is largely a story about what typically happens during divorce: Both sides hire bulldog lawyers. As private investigators, we’ve worked with hundreds of divorce lawyers through the years, and we are happy to help with free recommendations for family law attorneys. Choosing the right one is likely one of the most important decisions you will make in your life.Details
Our executive clients sometimes inquire if we know of anyone who can assist them with public speaking and/or training for TV, radio and print interviews. These clients range from Fortune 100 clients, business executives, government, non-profits, sport figures, entertainment industry, attorneys, social media personalities and entrepreneurs. Most have no formal training – and it shows.Details
I had some of my staff members research some high-quality podcasts with wide and diverse audiences. Here’s their Top 5 picks.Details
We get a lot of calls asking for a good private investigator in the Hawaiian Islands, so we set out to find 4 “best of the best” local investigators.Details
From November through Christmas, we get about 40-50 calls per week – inquiring about locating all sorts of individuals. They range from disconnected family members, high school sweethearts, military friends, college buddies, former co-workers and neighbors.
We find about 98.4% of the people we look for.Details
Thomas Martin of Martin Investigative Services was recently quoted in The Athletic, for an article about drug use in the NHL.
You can read the article here.Details
Thomas G. Martin was quoted in a recent Orange County Register article regarding the late Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs and the DEA.Details
Over the past decade, I’ve had more and more clients consult with me about something I never would have imagined 20 years ago: The online activity of their kids. It has come to the point where I definitely have some standard talking points when the parents hire me to talk with their tweens and teenagers.Details
A few weeks ago, I was sent a couple videos from Wired’s YouTube Channel that I really enjoyed, and I wanted to share them here.
In the first series of videos, Technique Critique, experts from various professional disciplines break down Hollywood movies and TV shows, and explain what they got right and wrong.
I was so impressed with this series, I reached out to Wired and volunteered to do one on private investigation should they do a second season.Details
In 1971, I had staring contest with Charles Manson. I was reminded of this by Season 2 of Netflix’ Mindhunter, which mostly gets investigation correct.Details